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YOUTH PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center’s youth classes and programs are great for kids that love to learn about nature and the outdoors. Our environmental education programs range from formal classes to summer camps and informal weekly “nature play” programs.

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February 2019

Sprouts

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly, Wednesday & Friday, 10-11 a.m.
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission

Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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March 2019

Family Bird Walk

March 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on April 7, 2019 at 7:30am

4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free – $12
Yellow Rumped Warbler

There are many feathered friends to be found at the Wildflower Center if you watch for them winging or listen for their singing.

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Spring Discovery Carts in the Garden

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until March 22, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Family Garden - kids behindwaterfall

Drop in for fun in our Family Garden with nature themes and self-guided activities. Play every day, outdoors! All ages welcome.

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What A Hoot! (Family Event)

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Athena smiling PHOTO Bill J. Boyd

Nocturnal hunters, owls are more often heard than seen. Come learn about these mysterious, magical birds and how they get along in and near our city. All ages welcome.

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April 2019

Bees, Butterflies, Beetles & Blooms – NEW

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Monarch butterfly on shrubby boneset, , Nymphalidae danaus plexippus, by Val Bugh

Spring has sprung and the gardens are buzzing with color and activity! Join this drop-in family program to come play and learn why pollinators are attracted to certain plants.

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June 2019

Camp Wildflower

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Landscape design class during Camp Wildflower

At Camp Wildflower, children become conservationists, botanists, horticulturists, citizen scientists and ecologists as they explore native plants and the environment.

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